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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Are you kidding me?
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September 17, 2015
FOOTBALL: Jacks welcome Alexandria for homecoming Friday
BEMIDJI — It’s homecoming and the Bemidji High School football team might be taking on its toughest opponent to date when Alexandria visits...
September 17, 2015 - 11:11pm
August 6, 2015
Million dollar duo: Alexandria-area friends win $1 million on bar scratch-off ticket
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- What would you do with a million dollars? The age-old game that everyone likes to play while fantasizing about early...
August 6, 2015 - 8:11pm
July 23, 2015
LEGION BASEBALL: Bemidji falls to Alexandria, 10-0, at sub-state tourney
BEMIDJI -- The duo of Brayden Amundson and Danny Kuhn was too much for Bemidji on Thursday night, as Alexandria used a 10-run mercy rule to win...
July 23, 2015 - 11:06pm
Alexandria man to serve 14 years in prison for sexual assaults, robberies
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- A 29-year-old man who terrorized the Alexandria, Minn. community while committing a string of armed robberies and sexual assaults 16 months ago has been sentenced to more than 21 years in prison, and officials pledged to keep an eye on him the rest of his life. Michael...
July 23, 2015 - 10:07am
July 9, 2015
Minnesota teen dies from infection after swimming in lake
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- The teen who contracted a brain infection from an amoeba after swimming in a Minnesota lake has died. Hunter Boutain, 14, was being treated at University of Minnesota Medical Center in Minneapolis after developing the infection after swimming recently in Lake...
July 9, 2015 - 6:13pm
April 17, 2015
BASEBALL: Bemidji, Alexandria exchange offensive blows, split doubleheader
BEMIDJI — Bemidji and Alexandria’s baseball teams exchanged blows Friday, as the two split a doubleheader with the Cardinals winning game...
April 17, 2015 - 10:58pm
March 5, 2015
Alexandria man accused of soliciting 13-year-old girl for sex
GLENWOOD, Minn. -- A 23-year-old Alexandria man has been arrested and charged in Pope County for trying to solicit a 13-year-old girl for sex and for having oral sex with a 15-year-old girl. Jordan Christopher Anderson was charged with three felony counts in the case. He has entered...
March 5, 2015 - 9:22pm
March 4, 2015
Man dies after falling through ice, boy hospitalized
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- A man pulled from a central Minnesota lake on Tuesday has died, family members say, while his 2-year-old grandson is hospitalized in critical condition. In a statement issued Wednesday morning, the family said that James Minnerath, 50, of Alexandria died after...
March 4, 2015 - 11:46am
February 21, 2015
Man accused of trafficking girls 12, 16, in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- A 34-year-old man is charged with sex trafficking in Minnesota’s U.S. District Court for allegedly recruiting two girls from the...
February 21, 2015 - 1:26pm
‘Just like that he had shot me’: Douglas County deputy recalls shooting a year later
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- “I saw the flash out of the left side corner of my eye and I felt something hit my chest. I heard that noise and...
February 21, 2015 - 1:20pm
February 7, 2015
BOYS BASKETBALL: Bemidji falls to Alexandria, 67-50
ALEXANDRIA — The Bemidji High School boys basketball team battled at Alexandria, but the Cardinals pulled away to win 67-50. The Lumberjacks went into halftime down 41-27, but got the game into a single-digit deficit in the second half. But Alexandria’s balanced offensive attack...
February 7, 2015 - 10:10pm
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Alexandria wins big over Bemidji, 63-35
ALEXANDRIA — A slow second half doomed the Bemidji High School girls basketball team as it lost to Alexandria Saturday 63-35. The Lumberjacks (4-16) were held to 10 points in the first half as the Cardinals (14-4) posted 31 in the opening stanza. BHS’ offense got going in the...
February 7, 2015 - 10:02pm
December 19, 2014
Teenagers arrested after armed home invasion in Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- Four teenage suspects have been arrested in connection with an armed robbery that happened on Halloween night at an Alexandria home. The suspects, all from Alexandria, are Caleb Styer, 19, Kolten Neely, 16, Devon Van Scoik, 16, and a 14-year-old boy who was...
December 19, 2014 - 12:53pm
December 18, 2014
More newspapers take the Lutefisk Challenge
BEMIDJI -- The wheels keep turning and the stomachs keep churning. This week, the Brainerd Dispatch and the Echo Press of Alexandria became...
December 18, 2014 - 7:39pm
December 11, 2014
Lutefisk Challenge oozes throughout northwest Minnesota
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- What began as a simple challenge for some North Dakota reporters to try lutefisk -- the traditional, Norwegian lye-soaked...
December 11, 2014 - 8:02pm